What is the key lesson to be learned from Clemens II? The obvious one is certainly, do not use performance enhancing drugs. The broader lessen for us non-superstar athletes is an old saw: the punishment for lying is worse than the crime itself.
Roger Clemens just dodged a high hard one. The judge declaring a mistrial in his perjury case. Way to go, government. The judge warned you not to show jurors certain evidence, but you showed it anyway.